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As humans, we are born from the living web of wildness that is the universe itself. The galaxies are wilderness, as are the planets, the oceans, and the creative depths of the human soul and psyche. Yet much of our modern culture has had the effect of alienating us from the cosmos and our creative selves. Together we will explore the transformational shifts in worldview and practice that are reconnecting us with the Great Community of life. As John Muir wrote, "The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness."
Drew Dellinger, Ph.D., is an internationally known speaker, writer, poet, and teacher who has lectured and taught extensively across the US, UK, Canada, and Australia. He is author of the award-winning poetry collection, Love Letter to the Milky Way, and the upcoming book, Martin Luther King – Ecological Thinker: Toward a Cosmology of Connection. Dellinger has lectured at numerous colleges and universities and has taught at Prescott College, Schumacher College, Naropa University–Oakland, the Sophia Center, CIIS, and John F. Kennedy University, where he was Associate Professor and Director of the Program in Social Ecology. Dellinger has been called "a national treasure," by Joanna Macy, "a deep and courageous poet," by Alice Walker, and "one of the most creative, courageous, and prophetic voices of his generation," by Cornel West. www.drewdellinger.org Twitter: @drewdellinger
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